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Historical Items

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Item 28631

The Schooner "Pendleton Sisters," Islesboro, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Islesboro Media: Photographic print

Item 101528

Three Perkins sisters, Westport Island, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee Date: circa 1908 Location: Westport Island; Phippsburg Media: Photographic print

Item 104354

Sister Annunciata, Portland, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Mercy Hospital Date: circa 1940 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 75755

173 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 75756

175 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 75757

177 State Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Hebert Sisters Use: Dwelling - Single family


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Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.


Doing Good: Medical Stories of Maine

Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.


From French Canadians to Franco-Americans

French Canadians who emigrated to the Lewiston-Auburn area faced discrimination as children and adults -- such as living in "Little Canada" tenements and being ridiculed for speaking French -- but also adapted to their new lives and sustained many cultural traditions.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - Sisters of Mercy

Establishing the Sisters of Mercy Sister Claire and Sister M. Marcia, Portland, 1950Item Contributed byMercy Hospital By 1830, church officials…

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Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

Sister Communities This project was a part of pilot effort by Maine Historical Society, under funding from a private foundation, to support…

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Mercy Hospital - People of Mercy - Page 1 of 2

… to learn more about Sister Annunciata X Sister Mary Consuela White Sister Mary Consuela White was another major figure in Mercy history.

My Maine Stories

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60 years as a Sister of Mercy
by Sister Miriam Callnan

Sister Callnan discussed her 60 years as a member of the Sisters of Mercy.


During an epidemic, Sisters of Mercy came forward to serve
by Sr. Pat Mooney

Sister Mooney talked about her 55 years as a Sister of Mercy and her work with Mercy Hospital


Behind the scenes of the Mercy expansion
by Sister Ellen Turner

Sister Ellen Turner talked about behind the scenes planning of Mercy's Expansion